The U.S. will likely emerge the winner in a "cold currency war" that is heating up, an expert said.Currenciesread more
These box office numbers do not include the cost of production or marketing costs. They also don't count the billions in merchandising that Disney has made over the last...Entertainmentread more
Tariffs are the only instrument left for addressing China's systematic and excessive surpluses on its U.S. trades, writes Michael Ivanovitch.US Economyread more
In its latest attempt to build market credibility, China on Monday launched the Science and Technology Innovation Board, or "STAR Market," on which 25 companies were listed.China Economyread more
When Cathy Hsu and Tony Hsieh wanted to build an English language app for Chinese children, they decided to follow Facebook and Google's lead.Start-upsread more
Stocks in Asia traded lower on Monday afternoon, as a Nasdaq-style technology board on the Shanghai Stock Exchange marked its debut.Asia Marketsread more
Instagram began tests that hide "like" counts on posts. That means influencers who market products on Instagram will have to rely on different metrics to show success.Technologyread more
Peter Neupert worked for Microsoft and Amazon-backed Drugstore.com, where he got to know Jeff Bezos. He now advises start-ups.Technologyread more
The firing of the tear gas was the latest confrontation between police and protesters who have taken to the streets for over a month to fight a proposed extradition bill and...China Politicsread more
Last week shows that oil prices are not the indicator for Middle East tensions they once were, and worries about global demand and growing U.S. production has changed that...Market Insiderread more
Facebook Vice President David Marcus is the face of the company's Libra digital currency, but the original driving force was a 26-year-old female corporate-development...Technologyread more
A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day
-Stock futures are higher this morning, mostly due to a rebound in oil prices.
-Japan's Q2 GDP came in at 0%.
-Crude prices are slightly higher but back up to the $44/barrel level thanks to a recent streak of gains.
-Gasoline prices are still holding at $2.12/gallon, national average.
-Hillary Clinton now leads Donald Trump by three points in the LA Times/USC poll.
-Donald Trump will deliver a foreign policy and immigration address in Ohio today.
-The Wall Street Journal editorial board says the GOP should replace Trump if he doesn't get his act together by Labor Day.
-Apple CEO Tim Cook may be a big backer of Hillary Clinton, but it sure sounds like he likes Donald Trump's tax policies. Cook says Apple will keep its massive cash pile overseas until the US has a fair corporate tax rate.
-Some of the FBI files on Hillary Clinton's private email server may be handed over to Congress as soon as this week.
-Another person was shot as protests turned violent for a second straight night in Milwaukee after a black police officer shot and killed a black suspect in that city. Gov. Scott Walker declared a state of emergency.
-Rising floodwaters are still leaving thousands homeless in Louisiana.
-MAA is buying Post Properties for $4 billion, bringing together two companies that have cashed in on the rental property boom.
-Boeing's KC-46 air tanker has finally been cleared for production.
-The Obama administration bypassed the bidding process and awarded a $1 billion contract to Corrections Corporation of America to build a detention facility for thousands of Central American illegal immigrants streaming to the US border in 2014.
-Marine recruiters are now focusing on high school girls sports teams.
-This comes as a female Marine has failed to pass the Marine infantry officer training program for the second time and there are now no women enrolled.
-Israel's drone-to-drone anti-drone defense system has been unveiled and demonstrated to several allied nations for purchase.